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Review: could Losartan cause Leg pain?





Summary: Leg pain is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have Hypertension.

We study 12,956 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Leg pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg pain and more.

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Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 14,034 users)

Leg pain

Leg pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Leg pain 545 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 12,937 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 13 people (0.10%) have Leg Pain.

Trend of Leg pain in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Leg pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Leg pain0.00%25.00%16.67%25.00%25.00%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Leg pain61.54%38.46%

Age of people who have Leg pain when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Leg pain0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%15.38%84.62%

Severity of Leg pain when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Leg pain0.00%30.77%53.85%15.38%

How people recovered from Leg pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Leg pain11.11%11.11%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. High blood pressure (5 people, 38.46%)
  3. High blood cholesterol (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Diabetes (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Panic disorder (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. Metformin (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Amlodipine besylate (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Xanax (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Livalo (1 people, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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